Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SUSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SUSE over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SUSE Linux
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 927 982 1076
Rank change year-on-year +55 +94 -34
Permanent jobs citing SUSE 34 95 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.069% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 73 83
Median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £30,025 £39,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £101,625 £76,250 £79,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% +9.89%

SUSE is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23,461 32,017 39,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.64% 23.32% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18,968 25,722 32,820
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in England

SUSE
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SUSE in England.

Salary trend for SUSE in England

SUSE
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SUSE in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for SUSE in England

SUSE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the England region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +66 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North West +41 13 £42,500 -15.00% 3
London +42 11 £86,250 +27.78% 3
South East +53 3 £38,150 -4.63%
Yorkshire +40 3 £75,000 -
Midlands +62 2 - -
West Midlands +43 2 - -
East of England +52 1 £35,000 -15.66%
South West +35 1 £33,000 -54.48%
SUSE
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Unix
3 19 (55.88%) Red Hat
4 16 (47.06%) Solaris
5 15 (44.12%) Oracle
5 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
6 14 (41.18%) CentOS
6 14 (41.18%) Clustering
7 13 (38.24%) Change Management
7 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (35.29%) Finance
9 11 (32.35%) Python
9 11 (32.35%) Sun
10 10 (29.41%) SLA
10 10 (29.41%) Windows
10 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
10 10 (29.41%) Ansible
10 10 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (26.47%) DevOps
11 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
11 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
11 9 (26.47%) Perl
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
12 8 (23.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
13 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
14 6 (17.65%) Reuters
14 6 (17.65%) Bloomberg
14 6 (17.65%) CQG

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.94%) Route 53
2 1 (2.94%) Serverless
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) DSL
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Linux Support
5 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
6 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading Support
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Middleware Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) POSIX
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.88%) WSDL
3 2 (5.88%) YAML
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Eurex
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) LPAR
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) Unix
3 16 (47.06%) Solaris
4 14 (41.18%) CentOS
5 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
8 8 (23.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 6 (17.65%) Debian
10 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (8.82%) AIX
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
11 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (5.88%) HPUX
12 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (2.94%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Change Management
2 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps
3 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.65%) Client Onboarding
4 6 (17.65%) High Availability
4 6 (17.65%) High-Frequency Trading
4 6 (17.65%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 4 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) Storage Management
6 3 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.88%) Architectural Design
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Bash Shell
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) AWK
4 6 (17.65%) R
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) Korn
6 2 (5.88%) sed
7 1 (2.94%) Ada
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) LPIC
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCDA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) PowerHA
4 3 (8.82%) Samba
4 3 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.88%) OpenSSH
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Ansible
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (8.82%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Linux-HA
3 3 (8.82%) Terraform
3 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Packer
4 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.94%) Grafana
5 1 (2.94%) Kibana
5 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Red Hat
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
3 11 (32.35%) Sun
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Bloomberg
5 6 (17.65%) CQG
5 6 (17.65%) Fidessa
5 6 (17.65%) ION Trading
5 6 (17.65%) Patsystems
5 6 (17.65%) Reuters
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Sybase
6 4 (11.76%) Trayport
7 3 (8.82%) EMC
7 3 (8.82%) Veritas
8 2 (5.88%) Algorithmics
8 2 (5.88%) GL TRADE
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL